Category: Supercars

Coulthard Continues Penske’s Winning Form

Fabian Coulthard has won Race 10 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship at Phillip Island after a mysterious loss of time in pit lane for team-mate and runner-up Scott McLaughlin. Shell V-Power Racing pulled off a one-two for the seventh time in the eight sessions at the WD-40 Phillip Island SuperSprint although Penrite Racing’s Anton…



Kelly surprised by practice pace

Rick Kelly admitted to being pleasantly surprised to execute top five pace having expected to be in a lot more pain with his Nissan Altima package at Phillip Island. The 2006 Supercars champion finished third and fourth in the two practice sessions, breaking up an otherwise all-Ford Mustang top fix in the final 30 minute…



Mustang Parity Row Not Over Yet

As far as answering the parity question, the Tasmania SuperSprint at Symmons Plains was hardly conclusive. Yes, the ZB Commodores were more competitive, but the DJR Team Penske Mustangs, at least, were still ahead overall. A win and two seconds versus one win and two thirds. Way less decisive for the Fords than at Adelaide…



DJR Team Penske one-two in Round 7

Scott McLaughlin has led Fabian Coulthard to a DJR Team Penske one-two in Race 7 of the Supercars Championship at Symmons Plains, while Jamie Whincup was last after an early incident. McLaughlin qualified second but took the lead off the start and was untroubled thereafter, while Coulthard had a slightly tougher time on his way…



Percat tops final practice at Symmons Plains.

It was the Brad Jones Racing cars that led the way in the first two minutes, Percat and Tim Slade enjoying spells at the top either side of a red flag four minutes in caused by Lee Holdsworth going off at the hairpin. A third of the way through the half-hour session the Walkinshaw Andretti…



Ford teams accept Centre of Gravity ruling

Shell V-Power Racing and Tickford Racing have collectively accepted Supercars’ decision to make a centre of gravity adjustment to the Ford Mustang. Supercars announced on Wednesday that both the Mustang and the Holden ZB Commodore will undergo a centre of gravity tweak ahead of next weekend’s Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint. The change have arrived following calls…



Supercars announce gravity parity rule

Supercars has taken the first step to reining in the runaway Mustangs by announcing a new centre of gravity parity rule. From next month’s Tasmania SuperSprint at Symmons Plains, all cars will have the same CoG position, as mandated by Supercars technical officials. The new two-door Fords’ CoG will be raised significantly, while the ZB…



Anatomy of the ZB Supercar Commodore

What does it take to build the hottest liftback on the Supercars grid? Here it is, the last Aussie-built Holden Commodore V8. Yep, the production car that provides the silhouette is sourced from Germany in front-or all-wheel drive and powered by a four-cylinder or V6 engine, but the ZB Commodore that hits Australian racetracks in…



Erebus leave Phillip Island after noise breach

Erebus Motorsport has been forced to leave the pre-season test early after its cars were deemed too noisy to take part at Phillip Island. The Melbourne squad’s cars of David Reynolds and Anton De Pasquale have continued to break the 95 decibel limit throughout the test. Officials warned the team on several occasions before the…



Tickford launch Supercheap Mustang

Chaz Mostert’s Supercheap Auto Racing entry will take on a revised look when the automotive retailer’s branding adorns a Ford Mustang Supercar for the first time. Tickford Racing has released images of the #55 Ford’s 2019 colours, showing a more streamlined livery stripped of the yellow which appeared on the 2018 version. There are new…